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Vive le Livre 2014: Joshilyn Jackson

Joshilyn Jackson, bestselling author of “Gods in Alabama,” “Backseat Saints” and more, is the guest speaker for Vive le Livre 2014, the Huntsville Library Foundation’s annual fundraiser to support the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library. Read more »

Family Fun Night Downtown

Enjoy an evening of fun for the whole family at the Downtown Huntsville Library on Friday, July 18, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Read more »

Creative Young Minds Art Show

The Bessie K. Russell Library is accepting art work from kids and teens ages 4 to 18 for the Creative Young Minds Art Show. Read more »

The library goes to World War I

This summer marks the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I. The library will look at "the war to end war," as H.G. Wells dubbed it, through historical documents, films, and television productions. Read more »

We love those British shows!

The Bailey Cove Library kicks off its new series, BBC Mania, on Thursday, July 3, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Read more »

Fourth of July Celebration

The Tillman D. Hill Library in Hazel Green will celebrate the Fourth of July a few days early with a party for the whole family on Tuesday, July 1, at 5 p.m. Read more »

Race, read, give blood at Madison

The Madison Branch launches Summer Reading 2014 with “READ Around the Block,” a family block party the morning of Saturday, June 7. Read more »

A toast! To murder...

The main Huntsville-Madison County Public Library launches the new Murder at Main Mystery Book Club on Thursday, May 22, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Wine Cellar, 2304 Whitesburg Drive. Read more »

New Hope Quilt Show

Learn about the history of quilts and their modern incarnations during “Quilts Then and Now,” a show sponsored by the New Hope Friends of the Library, on Saturday, April 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Read more »

StoryCorps listening party

Hear some of the personal histories saved during the recent StoryCorps recording sessions at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center. WLRH will host a StoryCorp listening party on Thursday, April 3, starting at 5 p.m. at the Main Library downtown. Read more »

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